$150 Million: A Trip Around The Moon

May 7, 2011 6:11 am

We spotted this stat today:

“For just $150 million, Space Adventures, a commercial space company based in Virginia, will give you a seat on a trip around the moon. The company says one customer has already signed up for the mission.

The “round-the-moon” participants will launch in a Russian Soyuz Spacecraft to the International Space Station where they will stay for 8-10 days before taking the 3.5 day trip to slingshot around the moon, coming within 100 kilometers of the surface. It will take a further 3.5 days to return to Earth. The trip could take place as early as 2015. ”

Statistics Source: MIT Technology Review

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